Lecturer in Law

Birkbeck, University of London
July 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£42,365
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Lecturer in Law

We are looking for an exceptional full-time Lecturer (Research & Teaching) to join the School this Autumn term on a permanent contract.

Salary range

£42,365 rising to £58,554 per annum

Contract type

Open ended


Full time



Business Unit

Birkbeck Law School

Closing date for applicants


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We at Birkbeck, University of London, are pleased to announce an opening for a Lecturer in Law. Birkbeck Law School forms part of Birkbeck's Business and Law Faculty and is an internationally respected centre for world class legal teaching and research.

We are looking for an exceptional Lecturer (Research & Teaching) to join the School this Autumn term on a full-time, permanent contract.

We're especially looking for those with expertise in; private law (in particular, but not exclusively, contract law and commercial law); legal practice (including legal procedure, dispute resolution etc.); law and technology; and environmental law.

As a Lecturer in Law, you will be;

  • Teaching across any of the 7 Foundations of Legal Knowledge, as well as further contributing to programme curriculum.
  • Employing innovations in teaching and learning, to meet the learning needs of students, through the development of teaching materials, forms of pedagogy, or appropriate teaching collaborations.
  • Developing research objectives, projects and proposals with the assistance of a mentor if required, whilst on Academic Probation; writing up research work for publication; and identifying sources of funding and contribute to the process of securing funds.
  • As a Lecturer in Law, you will need to have;

  • Teaching experience at degree/postgraduate level or similar
  • An understanding of different teaching and learning methods and experience of working with students from a range of backgrounds
  • An ability to lecture and conduct seminars clearly and effectively, with the assistance of a mentor if required, whilst on Academic Probation
  • Organisation and administration skills
  • Interpersonal skills to relate well to students especially mature students.
  • Apply now and take the next step in your academic career at Birkbeck, University of London.


    £42,365 rising to £58,554 per annum. The salary is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.

    Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

    Terms and Conditions

    Permanent, open-ended contract. Full-time (35 hours a week (1.0 FTE). Please submit an Application Form for consideration. Closing date: 16 July 2024. Interview date: 24 July 2024.


    If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Victoria Ridler, Head of Birkbeck Law School, at [email protected] or phone 020 3926 1581.

    For more information visit www. birkbeck.ac.uk/jobs

    If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected], providing your name and the job reference number of the position. While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

    We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes. www. birkbeck.ac.uk/jobs

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